The Happy Ending In Kate Chopin's The Awakening

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"Filled with joy, Prince Charming, and Cinderella lived happily ever after," this is ending in the Cinderella" story. People are a very familiar the fairy tale ending plot in most of the stories. The happy ending plot is widely used in films and popular novels in American. A happy ending often gives readers a turn out for the best despite various factors which may have thwarted it. Stories that promote the idea that as an individual we have control over our life. People usually anticipate stories with happily ever after fairy tale ending. Furthermore, individual thus opening the way for affection and romance to develop further in courtship and marriage. Most people optimism believing marriage is a marking point of starting a happily ever after …show more content…
Edna’s infidelity. Infidelity is referring to the act or fact of having the romantic or sexual relationship with someone other than your husband, wife, or partner. These acts might include breaking a marriage vow or a promise. On the other hand, faithfulness is important to the success of a relationship in a marriage. There are many reasons people have extramarital affairs with other than their significant others, but it often boils down to the fact that they have the unhappy relationship. In The Awakening, Kate Chopin emphasizes infidelity through Mrs. Edna’s protagonist’s actions; although portrayals of infidelity are impacted by historical, societal norms during the period of the time the novel was written. Mrs. Edna has married the woman and has two children. Her husband is a businessman who spends a little time with his family. Mrs. Edna 's infidelity begins when she falls in love with Robert Lebrun while on summer vacation with her family at Grand Isle. Chopin explores a woman trapped in her own marriage while her self-awareness emotional infidelity with Robert and sexual infidelity with Arobin. Although the theme of marital infidelity no longer shocks people as in today’s society, back then was a great …show more content…
Similarly, in The Awakening by Kate Chopin, Mrs. Edna’s suicide act is a cover up for her marital disloyalty to the marriage. She also gives up to search for love and live freely. Mrs. Edna does not want to go back to her marriage life but due to social prohibitions that forbid her love with other men. The goal of the tragedy is a catharsis. Collective appreciation for our lives and a reminder not to waste them and to keep striving. This more sophisticated point brings the stark reality of our powerlessness into focus and so is less popular in the storytelling of our ear. The society never gave Edna a real shot at personal fulfillment. Edna 's choices come into conflict with societal expectations and

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